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Sunday 16 December 2018

Talk on Irish war hero honoured by Serbia

The Muskerry Local History Society will present an interesting lecture given by Marie McCarthy about Flora Sandes on Monday, January 15 at 8pm in the Ballincollig Rugby Club.

Although English born Sandes' family were Irish. She served in WW I, as a nursing assistant in Serbia before being recruited into the Royal Serbian Army Forces as a soldier.

She was promoted to Sergeant-Major and won Serbia's highest military honour.

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